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Wayne Weinke Jr. has been convicted of killing his mother, 77-year-old Gloria Weinke, after the two argued over family assets in 2006. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Park Ridge Man Convicted Of Killing Mother, 77

A middle-aged Park Ridge man was convicted Tuesday of murdering his mother by throwing her over a railing and down stairs after the pair argued over family assets.

05/29/2013

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Man Says He Disliked His Ill Mother But Didn’t Kill Her

Wayne Weinke Jr. admits he called his elderly, cancer stricken mother a “f—— b—-” during a heating argument over the family’s assets. But despite the friction, Wayne Weinke remains adamant that he did not throw his mother over a railing, leading to injuries that contributed to her death seven years ago.

04/27/2013

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Suburban Students Propose Their Own Immigration Reform Plan

After 2nd graders from Riley Elementary in Arlington Heights recited facts about the history of immigration in the U.S., some 7th graders took the stage at London Middle School in Wheeling to outline their proposals before their peers and politicians.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

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Arizona Sen. John McCain Endorses Suburban Mayoral Candidate

A high-profile endorsement is drawing attention to the mayoral race in Arlington Heights.

03/25/2013

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Best Bars To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 In Chicago

Ready for the wearin’ of the green? Then celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the following bars.

03/07/2013

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Tips For Using Social Media To Score A Chicago Job

Step one to landing a great job? Update all online profiles.

02/25/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Arlington Heights on Thursday. (CBS)

Woman Killed, Firefighters, Police Hurt In Arlington Heights

A woman was killed and two firefighters and two police officers were injured in a blaze Thursday morning in Arlington Heights.

12/13/2012

Catherine McCann had 57 maggots removed from her ear canal; her family is suing her former nursing home. (CBS)

2 Investigators: 57 Maggots Removed From Nursing Home Patient’s Ear

Imagine paying $10,000 a month for skilled nursing home care for your loved one only to have the unthinkable happen. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.

11/29/2012

Law Firm Takes Aim At Nativity Scene For Arlington Heights

A law firm that specializes in fighting for nativity scenes in public spaces is setting its sights on Arlington Heights.

11/27/2012

Holiday decorations have been set up in North School Park in Arlington Heights, including this snowman and a Christmas tree, but the village denied permission to a group to set up a Nativity scene in the park. (Credit: CBS)

Arlington Heights Says No To Nativity Scene For Local Park

The group that sets up Nativity scenes at Daley Plaza and the Illinois State Capitol has been denied permission to place a Nativity scene in a park in Arlington Heights.

CBS 2–11/23/2012

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Democratic House Candidates Urge Voters To Cast Ballots Early

Democrats in the northwest suburbs are trying to prod more voters into casting ballots early, even though there are already many in line.

10/27/2012

Krisann Henderson

Nurse’s Assistant Accused Of Stealing $25,000 Worth Of Jewelry

A nurse’s assistant from Arlington Heights is accused of stealing more than $25,000 in jewelry from her patients.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

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I-90 Crash Claims Life Of Schaumburg Father

The father of two children died Sunday after he lost control of his car on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Arlington Heights, officials said.

09/09/2012

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Would-Be Pyrotehcnician Injured In Illegal Fireworks Explosion

A young man with hopes of getting a license to legally explode fireworks may have blown his chance this week.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

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Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without Cars

A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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UPDATE: Police Say Dead Dog In Oven Is Domestic-Related Incident

An Arlington Heights family returned home from a two-day vacation on the 4th of July to find their home burglarized and their dog lying dead in the oven — a gruesome act police now say was domestic-related.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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Chief Medical Officer Hasn’t Held License Since 1999

A top doctor who recently left a suburban hospital hasn’t held a medical license in over a decade.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Arlington Heights Explosion

1 Dead, 10 Hospitalized In Arlington Heights Explosion

One person was killed Tuesday morning, and 10 others were injured, in an explosion at a manufacturing plant in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

Authorities say a man who may have been doing maintenance duties was fatally shot at a residential complex near Arlington Heights. (Vince Gerasole/CBS)

Man Fatally Shot Near Arlington Heights

A 34-year-old maintenance man doing work near his apartment home in Palatine Township was gunned down Saturday morning.

05/12/2012

Arlington Park

Contract Dispute Settled At Arlington Park Racetrack

A contract settlement has avoided a disruption of the season at the Arlington Park racetrack.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

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